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Address: Tallahassee, FL
Phone Number: 850-922-6007
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Paved road once used for transporting timber, now used by bikers who want...

Paved road once used for transporting timber, now used by bikers who want to break a sweat.

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Another Piece of Florida History...excellent biking

Enjoyed the trail a couple of times with my daughter, and found the trails easy on the bike, and informative.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 12, 2016
Keith A. H
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Tallahassee, Florida
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Tallahassee, Florida
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100 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016

Enjoyed the trail a couple of times with my daughter, and found the trails easy on the bike, and informative.

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Thank Keith A. H
Naples, Florida
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24 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2016

We love biking the St. Marks Trail. We prefer to trailer our bicycles down to the end of the trail near the restaurants/bars. Then we spend the morning biking up towards Tallahasee and return in time for lunch al fresco waterside. Great local seafood at the Tiki Bar.

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Thank Debbi W
Gainesville, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2016

We enjoyed riding our bikes from the park at Wakulla Station about 6 miles south to St. Marks. It was nice to have a break, eat lunch at a local restaurant on the River and return.

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Thank SmilingAnne
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2016

This is a lovely trail, shaded in spots, with several drinking fountains along the way, it's about 16 miles down to the coast, so make sure you've got enough energy to bike back! All cement, it's a pleasant ride (we saw rollerbladers too), and feels safe even though you're riding through some wooded areas.

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Thank Pyramid42
TN
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

Mostly use for bike riding and usually don't have any problems. Occasionally have inexperienced/rude bike riders who don't know to warn when approaching from the rear. Large groups should ride single file when passing or when others are trying to pass. Trail is well maintained but could use reminders of bike/trail etiquette.

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Thank scoopydooTn
florida
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263 reviews
63 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 125 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2015

Loved our ride down the Trail. Very quiet, shady, and well maintained. The very wide path provides plenty of room for both bikes and pedestrians.

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Thank Devilstowerwy
Gainesville, Florida
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296 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

The St. Marks was one of our first bike trails, and remains among the best. Running from the quaint town of St. Marks into the heart of Tallahassee, it offers cyclists a fine ride. I see there are problems with trail rules and rude bicyclists here, but that is becoming common on the more frequently ridden trails. I was hit... More 

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Tallahassee, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

I love the st marks trail. it is good for bike riding, running, walking, or just looking at nature. there are several dirt trails that fork off the paved trail you can use to hike or take in some more wildlife.

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Thank Bill_G1974
Crawfordville, Florida
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5 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

I walk the trail 3 times a week (Wakulla County). I am tired of rude, inconsiderate cyclists who have no clue of trail etiquette. Bikes yield to Pedestrians. I've been clipped and forced to move over by people riding 2, 3 and even 4 abreast - - - both passing and coming towards me. On Sunday, I heard "large group... More 

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2 Thank orpcmom
Tallahassee, FL
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8 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Wide cement trail from south of Tallahassee all the way to the coast at St. Marks. Lunch or dinner awaits you. Shaded trail with the sounds of birds and occasional wild life

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